Court Dissolves Emeka Ike’s Marriage To Wife, Suzanne
A Lagos customary court sitting on the Lagos island has dissolved the marriage of popular Nollywood actor Emeka Ike on Thursday.
His marriage has been undergoing a lot of crisis of recent and his embattled wife, Suzanne Emma, filed a suit against the actor, where she complained to the court of the incessant beating, molestation and torture she had to undergo from her husband.
Chief Awos Awosola, presided over a 3 man panel that dissolved the union as they delivered the judgement in a dissolution suit filed by his wife which was marked LCC/15/2015.
Emeka however pleaded with the court not to dissolve his marriage denying her claims and stating that he never tortured her.
He claims that his wife moved out of their matrimonial home several times for no just reason.
He also told the court that he started having marital issues when his wife had to pay the school fees of their children.
The court wasn’t swayed by his argument and stated that “From all the evidence before the court, the marriage between the couple had broken down and it is irreconcilable, consequently, the marriage is hereby dissolved.
The court also ruled that any party dissatisfied with the ruling should file an appeal within 30 days.
The actor was granted custody of the children with the mother allowed unrestricted access to the kids.
A photocopy of a bank draft of N300 was received by the court which was the bride price Emma refunded that her family had received.